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  Quote hayden25 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Copyright Question
    Posted: 02/August/2017 at 13:58
Hi All,

Looking for some help!

I've read somebody's novel online which is protected by copyright.

I've been unable to contact this person to have a discussion, but I was hoping to use the premise of the story and create a screenplay.

If I gave full credit to the original in a "based off novel titled blah blah blah written by blah blah blah", do I have any legal protection or would this still be a breach of copyright???

Please let me know.

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  Quote citizen-joe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04/August/2017 at 04:55
Take a look at this article and this discussion for answers.

Edited by citizen-joe - 04/August/2017 at 04:58

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